Canada Housing Starts  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Canada increased to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 222.3 thousand units in July of 2017 from an upwardly revised 212.9 thousand in June and above market expectations of 205 thousand. Urban starts advanced by 5.5 percent to 206,122 units; multiple urban starts rose by 10.4 percent to 141,950 units while single-detached urban starts decreased by 3.9 percent to 64,172 units. Also, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 16,202 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.55 Thousand from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

Canada Housing Starts
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-08 12:15 PM May 195K 214K 205K 220.9K
2017-07-11 12:15 PM Jun 212.7K 195K 200K 201.8K
2017-08-09 12:15 PM Jul 222.3K 212.9K 205K 208.1K
2017-09-08 04:30 PM Aug 222.3K 217K
2017-10-11 12:15 PM Sep 216.3K
2017-11-08 01:15 PM Oct 215.5K

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8062025.00 7864317.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 222.32 212.95 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 102.40 102.20 102.40 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada Housing Starts Notes

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
222.32 212.95 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country

Canada 222.32 Jul/17
France 35100.00 Jun/17
Japan 1.70 Jun/17
Russia 5.40 Jul/17
Spain 0.67 Mar/17
Turkey 10074.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom 45340.00 Mar/17
United States 1155.00 Jul/17